Hexanol Price Trend and Forecast

Hexanol Regional Price Overview

Get the latest insights on price movement and trend analysis of Hexanol in different regions across the world (Asia, Europe, North America, Latin America, and the Middle East & Africa).


Hexanol Price Trend for the Second Half of 2023

The dynamics of the hexanol market are influenced by its use as a solvent in sectors such as paints, coatings, and adhesives. The market trends are also driven by hexanol usage in the manufacturing of flavoring agents for food products and plasticizers for PVC compounds.

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Hexanol Price Trends

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Demand swings are also influenced by its use in medicines, insecticides, and fragrances. Hexanol is an industrially significant compound utilized in the production of a variety of chemicals. In addition to the demand and dynamics of the end user industries, its feedstock hexanol has a major share in dictating the price trend of hexanol.

In Asia, the Chinese hexanol market witnessed a gradual increase in prices driven by rising demand from the polymer and ethanol industries. However, a reverse trend was observed in India despite significant improvements in the neighboring countries. In India, oversupplied hexanol inventories led to swift price regression over the last six months of 2023.

In Europe, hexanol prices declined due to weak demand from downstream industries despite high feedstock prices, resulting in tepid market sentiments. Similarly, in North America, mixed sentiments prevailed, largely leaning toward the lower end of the spectrum. Dull demands and disruptions in the industrial supply chain and ocean freight contributed to weakening hexanol price trends during the period.

Analyst Insight

According to Procurement Resource, the price trend of Hexanol is estimated to oscillate on the upper end of the spectra as the demand from the downstream industries seems healthy, and even the cost support from the feedstock market seems effective.

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About Hexanol

1-Hexanol, an organic compound, is an alcohol made up of a chain of 6-carbon atoms. This colourless liquid is slightly miscible in water whereas it readily dissolves in ether as well as ethanol. The other two straight-chain isomers of 1-hexanol are 2-hexanol and 3-hexanol, both of which differ based on the placement of the hydroxyl group.

Hexanol Product Details

Report Features Details
Product Name Hexanol
Industrial Uses Agricultural chemicals, Detergents and cleaners, Lubricants, Oil and gas, Metal working and fuel additives, Paints and coatings, Inks, Adhesives, Paper chemicals, Water treatment, Personal care, Plastic and rubber additives, Specialty, Industrial applications, Textile, Leather processing
Chemical Formula C6H14O
Synonyms 111-27-3, 1-Hexanol, Hexyl alcohol, Hexan-1-ol
Supplier Database Sasol Limited, Alfa Aesar (Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc.), Merck KGaA, Haihang Industry Co., Ltd.
Region/Countries Covered Asia Pacific: China, India, Indonesia, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Japan, Philippines, Vietnam, Iran, Thailand, South Korea, Iraq, Saudi Arabia, Malaysia, Nepal, Taiwan, Sri Lanka, UAE, Israel, Hongkong, Singapore, Oman, Kuwait, Qatar, Australia, and New Zealand

Europe: Germany, France, United Kingdom, Italy,  Spain, Russia, Turkey, Netherlands, Poland, Sweden, Belgium, Austria, Ireland Switzerland, Norway, Denmark, Romania, Finland, Czech Republic, Portugal and Greece

North America: United States and Canada

Latin America: Brazil, Mexico, Argentina, Columbia, Chile, Ecuador, and Peru

Africa: South Africa, Nigeria, Egypt, Algeria, Morocco
Currency US$ (Data can also be provided in local currency)
Supplier Database Availability Yes
Customization Scope The report can be customized as per the requirements of  the customer
Post-Sale Analyst Support 360-degree analyst support after report delivery

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Hexanol Production Processes

  • Production of Hexanol via Oligomerisation of Ethylene; and via Hydroformylation of 1-Pentene

To produce Hexanol via oligomerisation, ethylene is used as a starting material. In this process, ethylene is oligomerised with the help of triethylaluminium, followed by the oxidation of alkylaluminium products. This method results in the formation of a range of oligomers that are finally separated through distillation to obtain the desired product.


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